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Beverly A. Mertz

1940 - 2021

Beverly A. Mertz, 80 of Shippensburg and formerly of Montandon passed away on February 22, 2021 in Shippensburg.  Born in Lewisburg on October 19, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Helen L. (Koser) Bottomstone.  She was married on April 1, 1961 to Ned J. Mertz who passed away on March 7, 2013.


Beverly was a 1959 graduate of Milton High School and she worked for Reed’s Dry Cleaners in Milton.  She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Milton and she attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Walnut Bottom, PA.  Beverly enjoyed playing Bingo and going to the casinos.  She cherished her time with family, especially with her grandson, Jack. 


She is survived by two daughters, Kimberly S. Noel of Tamaqua and Kristin Mertz Kriner and husband Matthew of Carlisle; and a grandson, Jack Kriner.


Beverly was preceded in death by two sisters, Debra Bottomstone and Vickie Snyder.


Graveside services will be held on Friday, February 26 at 1 p.m. in Lewisburg Cemetery, 201 S. 7th St., Lewisburg, with the Rev. Robert Stump officiating.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations are requested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105



Our condolences go out to the Mertz family and we pray that you find comfort in knowing that your mother/grandmother is in peace. I will always have fond memories of her through what Kristin shared with me about her. It was obvious that she was loved very much and we are sorry for your loss.

With heartfelt sympathy,
The Buckwash family

Kristen, Matt and Jack,
We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.

Our deepest sympathy,
Derrick and Jess Eger

I was so sorry to learn of Bev's passing. I worked with Dr. Sachelarie and was honored to spend a lot of time with Bev and she was so very dear and I have thought of her often. Please know that she was so very dear to many, many people.

sorry we could not be with you on this day of sorrow

Bob and Betty Jane Mertz

Kristen and family.
It was an honor to get to know Bev. She was a sweet and gentle soul and I enjoyed talking with her. I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers. As you already know she was a special lady.
Debbie Moyer

Kristen & Family,

I knew Bev from Trinity in Walnut Bottom & she was a sweetie. Always had a smile & kind words. She told me about her daughters & the good care they took of her. We were honored to be her church-away-from-home!

Marylue Durff

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